e-commerce and logistics specialists


Walter Blackwood has worked with and within many of the leading retail organisations in the UK as they have built and developed their successful e-retail propositions. He has a unique insight into the factors required to create and successfully run an e-retail proposition, whether as part of a multi-channel business or as a pure-play internet organisation.

This insight is supported by an impressive track record in developing innovative delivery solutions across three national delivery networks, which has brought him recognition as one of the key leaders in the development of e-commerce in the UK. If the challenge facing your business is to launch an e-retail proposition or to improve customer service and profitability of an existing operation then Walter can support your aspiration with strong analytical skills, clear strategic vision and the proven ability to convert that vision into tangible results.

Walter has 15 years of experience serving on the Board of Otto UK, and Littlewoods, and as Managing Director of both Parcelnet and HDNL. He has been responsible for the delivery of over 1.4bn parcels into UK homes and has worked with Amazon, M&S, Direct Wines, John Lewis, Boden, Next Directory and many other successful retailers as they have developed their e-retail propositions. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and a recognised leader in the field of e-commerce and logistics.


In order to provide the complete package W&MB Consulting works with Spiral4 ..., a strategic solutions consultancy run by Andrew Starkey specialising in post, packets and e-logistics. Andrew has a unique background in the in the world of parcels, packets and postal logistics with over 30 years' experience gained from the commercial sector and the regulatory environment.

Most recently he has held senior commercial roles in Royal Mail, served as an Executive Director of Postcomm and been the Commercial Director of Jersey Post International. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the Institute of Direct Marketing and is a recognised expert on the UK postal and e-retail home delivery market.


Walter Blackwood

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